Leading Kerry Fine Gael figures indicate support for Coveney

Kerry Fine Gael councillor Jim Finuncane says he’d support Housing Minister, Simon Coveney, as the party’s next leader.

Senator Paul Coghlan has also indicated that he’d give his backing to the Cork deputy.

Senator Coghlan says calls he’s received in the last week have also expressed support for Minister Coveney.

Cllr Jim Finucane explains why he’s backing  the Housing Minister.

Meanwhile Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly has paid tribute to Enda Kenny.

The Fine Gael MEP from Kilcummin says the Taoiseach was good for this county.